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Darragh Frye 540-899-4119
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FRED-117840

July 24, 2017



EXPECT OVERNIGHT DELAYS ON I˗95 THIS WEEK AT FREDERICKSBURG
Motorists can anticipate double lane closures in Stafford and Spotsylvania on July 24-29

FREDERICKSBURG – Multiple work zones on Interstate 95 near Fredericksburg will require double lanes closures this week.

Beginning tonight, July 24 through Friday, July 28, motorists should anticipate overnight travel delays with double lane closures at various locations along I-95 in Stafford County and Spotsylvania County. 

The following lane closures are planned, weather permitting:

I-95 Northbound in Stafford County

Monday, July 24 ˗˗ Thursday, July 27

  • Single lane closure at 9 p.m. between Exit 140 (Courthouse Road) and Exit 143 (Garrisonville)
  • Double lane closure at 10 p.m.
  • All lanes open by 4:30 a.m.

Friday, July 28

  • Double lane closure at midnight
  • All lanes open by 4 a.m. on Saturday, July 29

Crews will be working on the overhead signage for the southern extension of the Express Lanes south of Exit 143 (Garrisonville) in Stafford County.

I-95 Northbound and Southbound in Spotsylvania County

Monday, July 24 ˗˗ Friday, July 28 (ending at 4:30 a.m. on Saturday, July 29)

  • Single lane closure at 9 p.m. near mile marker 121 (Ni River bridge) south of Exit 126 (Route 1/Massaponax)
  • Double lane closure at 10 p.m.
  • All lanes open by 4:30 a.m.

Crews will continue their work to make improvements to the bridges over the Ni River in Spotsylvania County.

Virginia State Police will assist with traffic control in both work zones.

Message boards will warn travelers to stay alert for work zones ahead and possible delays.

Motorists may use Route 1 (Jefferson Davis Highway) as an alternate route.

511Virginia

Motorists can find real-time information on lane closures, work zones, traffic and other incidents on 511Virginia.

Download the  free mobile 511Virginia app for Apple and Android devices to stay connected, or visit www.511Virginia.org. Motorists also can reach 511Virginia by calling 511 from any phone in Virginia.

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VDOT’s 14-county Fredericksburg District includes the counties of Caroline, King George, Spotsylvania and Stafford in the Fredericksburg area; Northumberland, Richmond, Lancaster and Westmoreland counties in the Northern Neck; Essex, Gloucester, King & Queen, King William, Mathews and Middlesex counties in the Middle Peninsula.



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